Hangin’ with Sir Duke

Stories from Friends of Casa Asilo By Nicholas Corea “Stories from Friends of Casa Asilo” is a new series where the Bocas Breeze will interview the Friends of Casa Asilo. Who are the Friends of Casa Asilo? They are the residents,…

Human Chain in Playa Paunch to Protest Plans for 40 Meter Pier

Protestors say “¡Ese muelle no va!” When pictures of a large construction project in Paunch Beach began to circulate on June 6th, Bocas citizens and lovers of Bocas worldwide were outraged and immediately organized a “human chain” protest at the…

BOCAS BLURBS: ISLAND LIFE & ISLAND TIMES: July 2017

The 3rd Annual Bastimentos International Maritime Fair was celebrated on May 25 to May 28th in Old Bank, the classic Caribbean-style town on the island of Bastimentos. Irishel Gisela Garcia was…

W’APPIN DEH? ¿QUE XOPA BOCAS? Events, Activities, and Special Deals in Bocas July 2017

EVENTS July 4th USA INDEPENDENCE DAY PARTY AT SKULLY’S Skully’s Celebrates the Independence of the USA in style. Fireworks, BBQ, Beach, Pool and more! Just a short bike ride or $3 taxi from town (see page 5 map)

EDITORS NOTE: JULY 2017

The more I get the pleasure to cover news in Bocas del Toro, the more unity and solidarity I see within the community; as well as more and more environmental and social consciousness among its residents. There will always…

Mission Accomplished: 100 New Trash Cans for Bocas del Toro

                                                                                                           On the morning of Saturday May 6th, the final series of metal posts…

Cayuco Paunch: Champions!!

As most of you might have heard already, Bocas’ own paddle team Cayuco Paunch finished 1st place overall for the Ocean to Ocean race on April 9th, with a total time of 5:11:17 setting a new record, once again…

BOCAS BLURBS: ISLAND LIFE & ISLAND TIMES: May 2017

TRASH CANS: One of many new trash recpticals installed on the archipelago.  These trash cans are here to help keep Bocas beautiful in an effort spearheaded in a collaboration between government,…